How Industry Uses the ICMJE Guidelines to Manipulate Authorship—And How They Should Be Revised

@inproceedings{Matheson2011HowIU,
  title={How Industry Uses the ICMJE Guidelines to Manipulate Authorship—And How They Should Be Revised},
  author={Alastair Matheson},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2011}
}
Scientists and clinicians need to know the authorship, author interests, and origination of the articles they read to judge them appropriately. Since 1985, the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) has provided evolving guidance on how authorship should be managed in the complex setting of modern biomedical science [1,2], to the benefit of the published literature. Issues such as accountability, fraud, conflicts of interest, trial registration, and access to data have been… CONTINUE READING